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May 3, 2013

May 3, 2013

For more information, contact:
Lauren Christ,
Public Relations Counsel
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Laura Lualhati, U.S. Cellular
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Device Line-up Includes New Samsung GALAXY® S 4 Smartphone

U.S. Cellular (NYSE: USM) announced that, starting May 1, it will begin offering its postpaid service in 47 Sam’s Club locations across 14 states, including the two locations in Knoxville. Sam’s Club members can now purchase U.S. Cellular’s value-packed plans and a range of eight cutting-edge devices, which includes the new Samsung GALAXY S® 4.

The two Knoxville stores are located at 8435 Walbrook Drive and 2920 Knoxville Center Drive.

“When customers shop for wireless service, they value having choices in where they shop and bringing our postpaid service to Sam’s Club in Knoxville provides their members with a new option,” said Jack Brundige, director of sales for U.S. Cellular in Tennessee. “We look forward to showing Sam’s Club members that a better relationship with their wireless carrier is possible by providing the best customer experience and treating our customers like neighbors, not numbers.”

Members who purchase U.S. Cellular postpaid service at Sam’s Club will experience all of the benefits of being a U.S. Cellular customer, including award-winning customer service and a Rewards Program that recognizes customer loyalty. Customers can earn rewards points that can be redeemed for faster phone upgrades, accessories and new devices. All of U.S. Cellular’s devices are backed by its high-speed network, which has the highest call quality and network satisfaction of any national carrier, and customers enjoy national coverage. U.S. Cellular customers in Knoxville also have access to 4G LTE speeds, which are up to 10 times faster than 3G and similar to a cable Internet connection.

Sam’s Club members who sign up as new U.S. Cellular customers will enjoy waived activation fees valued at $35. For more information on mobile services and plans, visit

4G LTE service provided through King Street Wireless, a partner of U.S. Cellular. LTE is a trademark of ETSI.

About U.S. Cellular

U.S. Cellular rewards its customers with unmatched benefits and industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The Chicago-based carrier offers national coverage and has a strong line-up of cutting-edge devices that are all backed by its high-speed network, which has the highest call quality of any national carrier. Currently, 61 percent of customers have access to 4G LTE speeds and 87 percent will have access by the end of 2013. U.S. Cellular was named a J.D. Power and Associates Customer Service Champion in 2012 for the second year in a row. To learn more about U.S. Cellular, visit one of its retail stores or To get the latest news, promos and videos, connect with U.S. Cellular on, and